August 17, 2017

Merry Christmas and have a Silent Night, Holy Night

Frankenmuth, Michigan

On Christmas Day in 1914, World War One came to a halt. German and English soldiers emerged from the trenches to bury their dead. They exchanged some gifts, said prayers, and together read aloud the 23rd Psalm. The soldiers returned to the trenches. All remained standing. Then one voice softly went across No Man’s Land. Another soldier joined him, together singing Silent Night. One by one, German and English soldiers started to sing Silent Night.

Walter Cronkite narrated the World War One story of Silent Night with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

That’s the way it was. And that’s the way it can be. Merry Christmas…

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